Facebook tightening policies


Observer Report


Facebook has been working extensively to prevent the incident of suicide and self-harm of its users through its different innovative tools and features In relation to the World Suicide Prevention Day , we are sharing an update on what we’ve learned and some of the steps we’ve taken in the past year, as well as additional actions we’re going to take, to keep people safe on our apps, especially those who are most vulnerable, said Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety at Facebook. From April to June of 2019, we took action on more than 1.5 million pieces of suicide and self-injury content on Facebook and found more than 95% of it before it was reported by a user. During that same time period, we took action on more than 800 thousand pieces of this content on Instagram and found more than 77% of it before it was reported by a user..